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At 14 in school, I learnt how women are stalked. This needs to stop

Adolescence in my school had just one meaning: Getting closer to girls. I went to a government school in a small town where boys and girls lived strictly segregated lives – even in the classroom. The biology teacher didn’t touch human reproduction when female students were present, men and women couldn’t sit on the same bench and even sharing notes before examinations was confined by gender. Our lives were co-educational […]